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|Title||Why the Plates of the Book of Mormon Were Not Shown to the World|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1913|
|Authors||Morton, William A.|
|Magazine||The Young Woman's Journal|
|Date Published||October 1913|
|Keywords||Faith; Gold Plates|
The gold plates were not/are not available for inspection because acceptance of the Book of Mormon is a matter of faith. Those predisposed to disbelieve the Book of Mormon would not be converted to the Gospel even if they saw the plates.
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